Bella Italia - Hempstead Valley

(111 Reviews)
Hempstead Valley Shopping Centre, Gillingham, South East England, ME7 3PD
Italian

Average

Main course: £8
Food spend: £20

Opening hours

Sunday to Thursday: 09:00 - 22:00
Friday to Saturday: 09:00 - 23:00.

Restaurant description

Bright, funky and colourful, Bella Italia Hempstead Valley is a bustling eatery that's perfect for the whole family. Alongside the great selection of Mediterranean recipes, there are fun additions like vintage Vespa scooters, a rustic gelato cart filled with irresistible flavours, and a large al fresco seating area to make the most of any good weather.

With authentic Italian ingredients sourced from real Italian-family producers, the Bella Italia menu is filled with dishes to suit every appetite. Enjoy a delicious pizza, hand-stretched for a thin & crispy base, or one of their many pasta dishes, with fresh pasta produced by the Gaetarelli family near Lake Garda, and lasagne made in-house every day to a traditional Italian family recipe. The menu also features a selection of fresh salads, tasty Italian classics & family favourites from the grill.

Enjoy a complementing glass from Bella Italia’s extensive wine list, or celebrate something special with a glass of Prosecco or a signature Italian cocktail, like the classic Aperol Spritz. Kids can also enjoy a tasty Italian feast from the kids menu at Bella Italia restaurant in Hampstead, with a trip to the gelato cart offering the perfect ending to any meal.

Bringing crowd-pleasing Mediterranean flavours and funky style to the Hempstead Valley Shopping Centre in London, Bella Italia Hempstead Valley is a 12-minute drive from Rainham Rail Station.

Customer reviews for Bella Italia - Hempstead Valley
3.7
(based on 111 reviews)

78%
of diners recommend this restaurant

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Recommended for

  • afternoon tea (4)
  • al fresco (6)
  • breakfast (9)
  • business (7)
  • child friendly (28)
  • dinner (71)
  • entertainment (3)
  • large parties (31)
  • lunch (49)
  • luxury (2)
  • private dining (10)
  • romantic (14)
  • trendy (18)
  • value (33)
  • By Mel L from Hempdtead
    14 March 2020

    I was so disappointed with our visit on Saturday to Bella Italia. When we arrived the manager was not welcoming and told me if it was 5 minutes later then he would not have let us have our table, if it wasn’t already paid for we would have left then. Staff seemed stressed and not engaging. One of our meals was cold and got sent back. A very strange atmosphere we will not be going back.

  • By Wendy G from Maidstone
    1 March 2020

    Quick efficient staff. food good value for money had two courses for 12.99 . Choc brownie well presented

  • By Corrinne N from Gillingham
    7 January 2020

    The Marco Polo is excellent

  • By Tracy F from Sittingbourne
    28 October 2019

    Friendly staff and lovely food. This time dining I tried something new and thoroughly enjoyed it.

  • By Clair N from Rochester, Kent
    26 August 2019

    Staff were amazing. Extremely friendly and nothing was too much trouble. A really enjoyable meal.

  • By Ipek U from Gillingham
    19 August 2019

    Slow service

  • By Jacqueline P from Hempstead
    23 January 2019

    The restaurant was clean and the lights were unusual but could have been a little dimmer. My dinner was nice although one of my friends said hers was not very hot. Polite, helpful staff.

  • By Kevin N from Hempstead valley
    12 January 2019

    Far too long a wait for service drinks were left on the bar that we had ordered for over 20 mins food was cold when received .... real shame as waitress was nice and you could see working hard but just not enough staff for a sat night

  • By Sarah C from Gillingham
    29 September 2018

    Took ages for our food, Service was good

  • By Guest S from Chatham
    4 May 2018

    Disappointing service, food and place. Never again.

Restaurant Location Map
Bella Italia - Hempstead Valley
Hempstead Valley Shopping Centre, Gillingham, South East England, ME7 3PD